ASTRALLY SWINGING ON A STAR – Marilyn Armstrong

RDP Monday: ASTRAL I started reading the news this morning and it was so depressing, I decided to skip it and go straight to music. Swinging on a start sounds like a good choice, don't you think? This is the Frank Sinatra version. It was the best reproduction I could find. It's a cheerful song. … Continue reading ASTRALLY SWINGING ON A STAR – Marilyn Armstrong

TO CAMP OR NOT TO CAMP – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Camp I always wanted to go camping. All my friends went camping. My brother and sister went camping. I so envied them. I stayed home. My mother felt camp was where you sent a child that needed "the experience" of "being away" from home (like my clingy sister), or who had a … Continue reading TO CAMP OR NOT TO CAMP – Marilyn Armstrong

FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE – BY ELLIN CURLEY

In 1987 I saw a play at the Manhattan Theater Club in New York City that stayed with me for over 30 years. It affected me so deeply that when it returned to Broadway this year, I felt compelled to see it again. It was called Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, was … Continue reading FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE – BY ELLIN CURLEY